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October 2017 Unemployment Rate

Trending News St. Croix County’s October Unemployment Rate at 2.5% On November 22nd, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary October 2017 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 32 cities with populations...

Small Business Saturday

SCEDC BLOG Small Biz Saturday BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Seeking year-end profitability, big box retailers and mega-malls needed a promotion to jumpstart holiday shopping immediately after Thanksgiving. Along came Black Friday, with overflowing carts at the...

Military Veterans Are Strong Workforce Options

SCEDC BLOG Military Veterans Are Strong Workforce Options BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Older Americans will likely recall when November 11 and Veterans Day were known as Armistice Day, so-named to mark the armistice treaty ending World War I on the eleventh hour...